US Patent No. 10,988,190

DRIVE SPROCKET FOR A TRACKED VEHICLE


Patent No. 10,988,190
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Drive Sprocket For A Tracked Vehicle
Inventorship Jimmy N. Eavenson, Sr., Aurora, OH (US)
Peter Joseph Buchanan, Elyria, OH (US)
Assignee MTD PRODUCTS INC, Valley City, OH (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,988,190

1. A drive sprocket for driving a track of a tracked vehicle, said drive sprocket comprising:an interior ring, an exterior ring, and an intermediate ring situated between said interior ring and said exterior ring; said interior ring, said exterior ring, and said intermediate ring are oriented in a substantially spaced-apart manner and are parallel with one another, each of said rings having an outer peripheral surface; and
a plurality of rods attached to said rings adjacent to said outer peripheral surface thereof;
wherein an adapter is fixed to an outer guide ring of said interior ring, wherein said adapter is configured to be directed toward said tracked vehicle when said drive sprocket is mounted on said tracked vehicle.